Known as the Municipal Market in north Portugal, city of Guimaraes, located is the Platform for Arts and Creativity; a structure that uses existing buildings in the city which embrace the development and lifestyle of the European culture. This institute forms the foundation for up and coming creators. The textures that are embedded in the square building are made up of metal, brass and glass which resonate with the reflection of the design which explores the comparisons between space and the square. The invention of using the square archetype is constructed with the use of space; it invites the notion of openness and creativity that structure as a whole provides. The modern design of the arts centre, envisions the ideals of expansion and growth which is a mirroring development upon Guimaraes. There are three major programme areas; art, economics and culture. Within the building there are creative labs which provide artistic outlets which relate to installations, workshops and business ideas. The Platform for Arts and Creativity exhibition centre has helped shape the way we approach art in a creative space. The modern exterior outlines the foundations of where art instillation and culture come together.